“Though they know God’s righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.” Church of the Resurrection, a Washington D.C. parish of PEAR USA, is hosting Rwandan Anglican Antoine Rutayisire on April 29th and 30th to discuss “a biblical vision for… Continue reading D.C. Church Hosts Dictator’s Associate Antoine Rutayisire
Interesting allegations regarding recent unrest in Burundi emerged from Charles Kambanda’s Facebook page this week. I have summarized Kambanda’s posts in the following paragraphs, as they reflect on a region that many American Anglicans have ties with. Kambanda alleges that according to intelligence reports from Burundi there was a plan to assassinate the Hutu president… Continue reading Is Rwanda Meddling in Burundi?
Reports are emerging from the PEARUSA Assembly in Raleigh. The Rev. Don Schulze writes: In a brief ceremony Archbishop Rwaje, Bishop Laurent Mbanda, and Bishop Gasatura formally installed Rev. Steve Breedlove as the "Presider Pro-Tem" of the new Missionary District. A "Missionary Council Pro-Tem" will replace the "steering committee" that has served so well for… Continue reading PEARUSA Celebration Assembly
The PEAR USA website has a letter from Bishop Glenn up here.
I’ll try to comment on this later, but for now, here is the text of the letter: At the conclusion of the January, 2012 Sacred Assembly in Raleigh, NC, Archbishop Onesphore Rwaje established a temporary Steering Team on behalf of the Anglican Church of Rwanda to serve in directing its ongoing missionary efforts in North… Continue reading PEARUSA Communiqué: March 1, 2012
Next came a panel discussion with all of the Rwandans and the two American bishops. Steve Breedlove moderated, took the questions and gave the respondents time to think on several subjects before responding. The Opening questions consisted of asking about whether the bishops reconcile, what the new structure will be, and who the new leader… Continue reading Moving Forward Together – Day 2 continued
2011 saw the collapse of governments across the Middle East in a broad move later dubbed the Arab Spring. A major catalyst for this implosion was the strength of people connecting on the internet through Twitter, Facebook and blogs. The medium of the internet exposed these governments to scrutiny that had not previously existed. Leaders… Continue reading The Anglican Autumn
Ten days ago, Anglican Ink announced that there was a “make or break” meeting about to occur in Nairobi, Kenya for the resigned bishop Chuck Murphy. We now know that other attendees included the Primate of Kenya and head of GAFCON, Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, Archbishop Rwaje and Bishop Mbanda from Rwanda, resigned bishops Murphy and Miller, and… Continue reading The Nairobi Communiqué that Wasn’t
This is a transcription of the first half of Bishop Murphy’s address today. It is not word for word, but is rather a summary of what Bishop Murphy said. Chuck Murphy Address 1-12-2012 This has been a difficult season, an awkward season. We knew that bringing the conference east of the Mississippi would affect attendance. … Continue reading AMiA Winter Conference – Bishop Murphy’s Address
I suspect that the Pawleys Island group wants to have something concrete in place to present to folks at the Winter Conference. I don’t see any way that this is possible given what Archbishop Duncan has said. The course suggested by Archbishop Duncan will require time, effort and discussion. The Pawleys Island group is currently… Continue reading V. AMiA Upheaval – The Road Ahead